Patricia Hofer


Patricia Hofer ended her high school teaching career in the early 1980’s and found her way to Boston for a job with a publisher. Besides learning to research and edit, she eventually had several articles published. After returning to Arizona, she taught freshman English and technical writing at Glendale Community College. Hofer is now retired and living in the lovely mountain town of Payson, AZ. She is currently at work on her seventh book.

Oswald Chambers: roots of faith in “something” other than “understanding and reason”

We raise our gaze to look at what we cannot see. But we know there’s something there. Abraham was responding to that divine presence, that “something,” when he walked out of Ur of the Chaldeans and journeyed to the land of Canaan (Gen. 11:31). … Many centuries later in The Idea of the Holy, Rudolf Otto would conclude that such a “deeply-felt religious experience” exists as “something outside the self.” A believer’s reverence and awe… Continue reading